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Iran: Women's rights defenders defy represssion: Ronak Safarzadeh

, Index number: MDE 13/027/2008

Ronak Safarzadeh, an Iranian Kurd, has been detained since 9 October 2007. She is an active member of the Campaign for Equality, which is seeking to end to legalized discrimination against women. She was arrested the day after she had attended a meeting to mark the International Day of the Child and collected signatures in support of the Campaign for Equality. This case sheet calls for her immediate release; for a review of the discriminatory legislation and an investigation of the reported meeting of her mother by judiciary officials.

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